Anxiety, Values and Undergrad Education

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Presidents and professors gather to consider and share deep worries about who goes to college and what happens to them there.

When Creative Writing Provides a Clue

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Va. Tech killer's assignments set off alarm bells -- and illustrate the quandary faced by many a professor.

Inquiry or Indoctrination?

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Debate over first-year curriculum challenging "hegemony" at UC San Diego heats up as 2 graduate students lose their jobs.

A Very Scary Story

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After Virginia Tech shootings, San Jose State instructor stopped teaching course in response to student who wrote of killing professor.

Rejuvenating the Classroom

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Kentucky community colleges find benefits from teaching their instructors about learning.

Programming with Pictures

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User-friendly, 3-D animation software catches on in intro computer science courses as concerns about plummeting enrollments continue.

Cheating Across Cultures

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Case at Duke's business school highlights concerns over different definitions of academic integrity for students from different countries.

Economics Education 101

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Robert Frank discusses how "economic naturalism" helps teach basic concepts in introductory courses. With a podcast.

Greening the Lab

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Chemistry instruction changes as professors consider inputs and outputs of every reaction and teach an environmental ethos.

Faculty Gender and Student Performance

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Whether a professor is male or female has little to no effect on how a student performs in the class, study finds.


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